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WorldJohnson Launches Campaign With No-Deal Pledge: Brexit Update

14:30  03 june  2019
14:30  03 june  2019 Source:   bloomberg.com

Dutch PM says Brexit deal 'not up for renegotiation'

Dutch PM says Brexit deal 'not up for renegotiation' Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday that the EU would never reopen negotiations on the Brexit divorce deal with whoever succeeds Theresa May as British prime minister. 

Loose talk about no deal has helped give credibility to the simplistic slogans of the Brexit party.” The warnings by Gauke – expected to be endorsed by the “But it now seems that he is coming out for a no - deal Brexit . I think it would be a huge mistake. Damaging, unnecessary, and I think also dishonest.”

The Environment Secretary said that a no - deal Brexit in October risks triggering a General Election MICHAEL Gove told Cabinet ministers that he is prepared to delay Brexit for another year to avoid She wanted Boris to budge on his pledge to leave the EU on October 31 with or without a deal but

Johnson Launches Campaign With No-Deal Pledge: Brexit Update© Bloomberg Boris Johnson, former U.K. foreign secretary, waits in a doorway before delivering a speech during the Conservative Party annual conference in Birmingham, U.K., on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.

(Bloomberg) -- The U.K. must leave the European Union with or without a deal in October, Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a video launching his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May.

The Conservative Party leadership contest is gathering pace, with former minister Sam Gyimah becoming the 13th politician to join the crowded field.

British interior minister Javid launches leadership bid to replace PM May

British interior minister Javid launches leadership bid to replace PM May British interior minister Javid launches leadership bid to replace PM May

THERE'S nothing to fear from a No Deal Brexit , star Leaver Esther McVey says in a new campaign . The ex-minister who quit the Cabinet over Theresa May's deal She told The Sun: "I’m delighted today to have pledged to #StandUp4 Brexit and to be launching my #Get2KnowWTO campaign with them.

"Managed no - deal Brexit "[61] or "managed no deal Brexit "[62]was increasingly used near the end of 2018, in respect of the complex series of political, legal and technical decisions needed if there is no withdrawal agreement treaty with the EU when the UK exits under the Article 50 withdrawal notice.

Key Developments

Johnson, the bookmakers’ favorite, launches campaign.U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a three-day visit.He supports a Brexit that "will not affect global economic and financial stability," according to the White House. It’s not clear how that squares with Trump’s advice to May’s successor to threaten to walk away.May won’t take Prime Minister’s Questions this week and the government isn’t expecting any Brexit developments.Pound has lost 4% in a month as investors fear a Brexit hardliner will succeed May

McVey Says Parliament Can’t Thwart No Deal (10:45 a.m.)

Esther McVey, a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, reiterated that the U.K. must leave the bloc on Oct. 31 with or without an agreement, and said Parliament can’t necessarily prevent a hard exit.

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement -- or whether that would cause economic and political mayhem. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); May's Conservatives are reeling after the upstart Brexit Party won Britain's election for European Parliament seats. The Conservatives came a humiliating fifth.

Emergency no - deal Brexit contingency plans must now be implemented across government, cabinet The cabinet has agreed to implement the government’s no - deal Brexit plans in full. He did vote remain in the referendum, but then he managed Michael Gove’s doomed leadership campaign

Brexit LIVE: May and Bercow face no-confidence votes - Tories DEMAND Brexiteer takeover. The news comes after Mrs May could force MPs to vote on her Brexit deal again in a race against time as Tory rebels plot to hold another no confidence vote to oust the Prime Minister.

She signaled that the prime minister has to be complicit for Parliament to be able to stop the country leaving without a deal.

"I’m sure people will try and frustrate the will of the British people," she told the BBC. "But the prime minister has the ability to ensure things don’t happen to frustrate things on the floor of the House."

Raab’s Manifesto Leaks (10:15 a.m.)

The Telegraph obtained a draft manifesto of leadership contender Dominic Raab. He plans to cut the basic rate of income tax by five percentage points over a five-year period and abolish stamp duty – the tax paid on buying property - for the first 500,000 pounds of all purchases.

It also reiterates his pledge to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, with or without a deal, according to the newspaper.

Johnson: U.K. Must Leave EU in October (9:50 a.m.)

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed Theresa May, pledged to bring the U.K. out of the EU in October, with or without a Brexit deal.

Boris Johnson to face court for alleged Brexit lies

Boris Johnson to face court for alleged Brexit lies The leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister has been ordered to appear in court to face allegations he lied to the public during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign. A judge at Westminster Magistrate's Court in London ordered that Boris Johnson, a former UK foreign secretary, must face a private summons on three counts of misconduct in public office. Johnson, who was the high-profile face of the Leave campaign, is accused of falsely claiming that Britain's membership of the European Union cost £350 million ($442 million) a week.

10.42am update : Anti no - deal Brexit MP tells of first death threat. Conservative MP Nick Boles, who last night voted against his own government and said he would work with any other party in Parliament to ensure the UK does not leave without a deal, has said he received his first death threat last night.

Boris Johnson could be summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over his infamous pledge to claw back £350m a week from Brussels “The prosecution is not about Brexit , the only relevance to Brexit is that it was during the Brexit referendum Mr Johnson chose to mislead the

In a video marking the start of his campaign to succeed May, Johnson is seen meeting with ordinary Britons of all races in streets and on doorsteps, persuading non-Conservatives to vote Tory, and talking about cutting taxes, boosting spending on the police and schools, and Brexit. “If I get in we’ll come out, deal or no deal, on October 31,” he tells one man.

“Now is the time to believe in ourselves and what we can do,” is Johnson’s core message in the video.

And after he famously told one EU diplomat “f*** business,” Johnson also had a message to corporate Britain: “We need to be supporting the wealth creators in the business sector.”

“If there is one lesson from that referendum of 2016, it is that too many people feel left behind, that they’re not able to take part fully in the opportunities and success of our country,” Johnson says. “Now is the time to unite our society and unite our country. To build the infrastructure, invest in education, to improve our environment and to support our fantastic NHS.”

Gyimah Says Rival Candidates Offer ‘Unicorns’ (8:30 a.m.)

The newest entrant to the busy filed of candidates, former Universities Minister Sam Gyimah, called out his rival candidates for offering “unicorn” solutions to Brexit. In a Bloomberg Television interview, he described himself as “underdog’s underdog” in the Tory leadership race, saying that helps him get unpopular issues onto agenda.

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' next PM for Britain

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' next PM for Britain Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' next PM for Britain

Brexit : Many Germans feel the UK should leave regardless of whether an exit deal has been agreed The centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) in Germany used Brexit as part of their campaign for the EU One of their poster featured a picture of Boris Johnson dangling in the sky carrying Union Jack

The shadow Brexit minister, Matthew Pennycook, said Johnson had “no shame.” He told The Guardian: “He spent the entire referendum campaign standing in front of his red bus with a bogus claim on the side, and now he is saying the figure should be higher. The public really do deserve better from

Gyimah reiterated his message that the“credible” way forward is to hold a second referendum. He also warned the Tories against becoming a “one-issue party.”

Conservative Rivals Lay Out Stall on Brexit (Earlier)

Candidates vying to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister set out their various plans to negotiate Brexit over the weekend.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid, Health Secretary Matt Hancock and former Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom have been talking up the idea of technological solutions to the thorny Irish border issue. They differ on what they say they’d do if these solutions don’t persuade the EU to shift its position before the Oct. 31 deadline by which Britain is to leave.

Former Pensions Secretary Esther McVey is pushing for a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31. Leadsom too wants to leave in October, whatever happens, but favors what she called a "managed exit." Hancock also wants to leave on Oct. 31, after altering the current deal. He’d seek to resolve remaining issues during an implementation period that could last a long time.

Meanwhile the newest entrant, former Universities Minister Sam Gyimah, favors a second referendum.

Pro-EU Tory MP Loses Confidence Vote (Earlier)

Phillip Lee, one of a handful of Tory MPs who back a second referendum, lost a confidence vote at his local Conservative Party over the weekend, joining fellow pro-Remain lawmaker Dominic Grieve. It’s a step towards the deselection of the candidate at the next election.

UK's Boris Johnson says would withhold Brexit bill as PM

UK's Boris Johnson says would withhold Brexit bill as PM Boris Johnson, considered the frontrunner to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Saturday he would refuse to pay the country's Brexit bill until the EU agrees better withdrawal terms. The former foreign secretary -- the leading contender to replace May after her resignation as Conservative leader Friday -- also signalled he would scrap a controversial provision for the Irish border contained in the current divorce deal. "Our friends and partners need to understand that the money is going to be retained until such time as we have greater clarity about the way forward," he told The Sunday Times.

Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Although the groups have pledged to work together, relations between them have been difficult, with some sources saying that "the loathing within the Brexit camp pledged to run a "nasty" campaign against opponents.[52].

Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay insisted no deal contingency plans will be restarted "at pace" if Theresa May's deal is defeated in the Commons. Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay. Mr Barclay told Sky News: "Members of Parliament do need to face facts, and if the deal were not to go through then there are

Lee told BBC radio on Monday he’s worried about the tone of the debate in the party, and that he has concerns about so-called entryism in which members of other parties seek to infiltrate the Tories. “We’ve had quite a significant influx of members in the last 6-12 months, much more than normal, and some of them have been members of previous parties” including the British National Party, he said. He said he’s sticking to his guns on Brexit.

“I’m bound by my responsibility to represent my constituency – all of my constituents," Lee said. “The Brexit that people are going to get is not the Brexit that was promised in the Vote Leave Campaign in 2016, so I think it can only be right to get the further consent of the public before proceeding.”

Earlier:

Rivals in Race to Succeed May Set Out Their Brexit Solutions

Brexit Bulletin: What Would Trump Do?

Corbyn Toys With Four-Day Week to Win Over British Workers

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